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Bible Review NIrV Faith Builders/ NIrV Under the Sea

We’re back!!  Thanks again for your patience while we cleared up our site hack problems.  You’ll notice a rather stripped-down version of RedeemedReader, but be aware we’re working on some big improvements for the future.  This week, we’re back with our annual crop of children’s Bible reviews–two today, three more throughout the week, and next 

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NIrV study bible for kids

Bible Review: NIrV Study Bible for Kids

NIrV Study Bible for Kids.  Zonderkidz, 2015, 1789 pages.  Available in hardcover, soft cover and ebook editions Reading Level: Middle grades, ages 8-10 Recommended for: ages 6-10 Bottom Line: Though it’s a sizeable chunk for a young child, the NIrV Study Bible contains some helpful features appropriate to the recommended age group. Unlike other NIrV 

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Flying Ponies and Dump Trucks

Do little kids love fantasy? NPR recently reported on a study done by three academic psychologists on the subject of children and fiction. They asked a group of 4-to-7-year-olds what choose between two stories they might like to read or listen to: one story about a child who found a treasure, and another about a 

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*Mikis and the Donkey by Bibi Dumon Tak

*Mikis and the Donkey by Bibi Dumon Tak, illustrated by Philip Hopman. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2014. 89 pages Reading Level: Chapter Books, ages 4-8; Middle Grades, ages 8-10 Recommended for: ages 6-12 Bottom Line: Mikis and the Donkey is a gentle story for younger middle grades about learning to care for a gentle, 

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ling and ting

Ling and Ting books by Grace Lin

Ling and Ting books by Grace Lin. LB Kids, 2011 (and to the present). 48 pages. Reading Level: Easy Readers, ages 4-8 Recommended For: ages 4-8 Bottom Line: A delightful early reader series about Asian American twins, Ling and Ting. Ling and Ting are twins, but they are not exactly the same. In a clever plot twist 

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